Nonstore Sales (Think Amazon) The chart shows nonstore retail sales / retail sales excluding restaurants, gasoline, grocery stores, and motor vehicles and parts. Those categories are things one does not normally buy online. Some do purchase non-perishable grocery items from Amazon or other nonstore retailers, but not generally and not […]

Chelsey Gao’s grandmother is 84, has myriad health issues, speaks no English and has not left home at all since the pandemic revved up. Mother and daughter, then, are the designated emissaries to the outside world. Gao, 23, headed to Ohio in January for a new job as a data […]

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As the major effects of the coronavirus pandemic make themselves apparent ― the ubiquity of masks and hand sanitizer, restaurants serving at half capacity ― other, more subtle changes are still just coming into focus. Take the grocery store. Doorstep delivery and online shopping, already popular before COVID-19, have become […]